How to stop biting my gums?

So I had an infection in my tooth a few weeks ago and I took some antibiotics and the pains gone from that but because of the swelling it’s caused my gum to swell too I guess and I can’t chew at all because the skin gets stuck between my teeth, I don’t want to waste a dentists time if they’re only going to tell me... show more So I had an infection in my tooth a few weeks ago and I took some antibiotics and the pains gone from that but because of the swelling it’s caused my gum to swell too I guess and I can’t chew at all because the skin gets stuck between my teeth, I don’t want to waste a dentists time if they’re only going to tell me it’ll go in w few weeks but it’s not improved in two weeks and I wanna eat proper food again without pain of chewing my cheek, thanks in advance
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